Home  >  Movies & TV

Screen Shots

Taking aim at the best and worst of movies and television.

Movie review: ‘San Andreas’


Warner Bros.

Well, the filmmakers behind San Andreas deserve credit for at least one thing: They didn’t skimp on the effects. Read more

Kelli Garner savors the role of a lifetime: Marilyn Monroe


Photo by Mark Holzberg.

The story of Marilyn Monroe blew Kelli Garner’s skirt up. Literally. Read more

Movie review: ‘Aloha’


Columbia Pictures

A director with a history of insightful, dramatic romantic comedies, armed with a cast to die for and the sumptuous islands of Hawaii as a backdrop — what could go wrong? Read more

CBS’ Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement

TV-Bob Schieffer

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the “good old days” of reporting. He believes young people coming into the business can also learn from them. Read more

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ heats up for second season



Lee Pace remembers his first computer with great fondness. Read more

Straight outta Cannes


The Weinstein Company

The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status is measured, came down to the im... Read more

‘Bitten’ star Laura Vandervoort is a fan of her fans


The CW

While Laura Vandervoort’s days of playing Supergirl on Smallville are safely in her past, that doesn’t mean she’s given up flight. Read more

Movie review: ‘The Connection’


Drafthouse Films

The engrossing crime saga The Connection is the other half of The French Connection, that landmark blast of ’70s cinema about the importation of heroin to New York City. While this story, mostly set in the French port town of Marsei... Read more

Movie review: ‘In the Name of My Daughter’


Cohen Media Group

The French film In the Name of My Daughter is based on a tricky real-life story. It’s even trickier to write about without giving away spoilers, if that’s even the right word for details that are revealed about actual events. Read more

Movie review: ‘Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World’


Twentieth Century Fox

The fanboys and fangirls will surely go wild for this documentary about the Swiss artist whose disturbing, obsessive work included, most famously, designing the hair-raising creature of the Alien sci-fi movies. Read more

Page 1